Manchester City’s final season under Manuel Pellegrini has so far been one that is difficult to quantify. There have been numerous fine displays and certainly noticeable improvements in Europe but just when you think they are about to really put a convincing run of form together, they put in some mystifyingly poor performances that are 

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Perhaps history wasn’t on the side of Manuel Pellegrini when he won Manchester City the Premier League title in his first season a year ago. In just 11 months City have gone from league champions to stumbling over the line in disarray, a decline that has borne striking similarities to the conclusion of the Roberto 

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Perhaps the most startling aspect of Roberto Mancini’s sacking as Manchester City manager on Monday evening was the speed of it, coming just over 48 hours after the Qatari owners watch their side produce a sluggish display in defeat to Wigan in the FA Cup final. Rumours that the Eastlands hierarchy held a lack of 

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What makes a manager great? Is it his ability to win trophies? His man management?  His tactical genius? Or is it the ability to get the best out of his players no matter what the hindrances are? For Chilean Manuel Pellegrini, that is what this season has been about, despite his chairman sanctioning sales of 

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